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The '''Senate Watergate Committee''', known officially as the '''Select Committee on Presidential Campaign Activities''', was a special committee established by the United States Senate, , in 1973, to investigate the Watergate scandal, with the power to investigate the break-in at the Democratic National Committee (DNC) headquarters at the Watergate hotel|Watergate office complex in Washington, D.C., and any subsequent cover-up of criminal activity, as well as "all other illegal, improper, or unethical conduct occurring during the United States presidential election, 1972|presidential election of 1972, including political espionage and campaign finance practices". American print news media focused the nation's attention on the issue with hard-hitting investigative reports, while television news outlets brought the drama of the hearings to the living rooms of millions of American households, broadcasting the proceedings live for two...
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Congress93rd
FormedFebruary 7, 1973
Disbandedabolished after June 27, 1974, when the committee's final report was published
ChairSam Ervin
Chair partyD
Ranking memberHoward Baker
Rm partyR
Seats7 members
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Watergate Affair, 1972-1974
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Nixon, Richard M. (Richard Milhous), 1913-1994
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united states. congress. senate. select committee on presidential campaign activities
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